The Malaysia Australia Business Council (MABC) was established on 1986 as a private non-profit organization that provides a range of services to its members relating to businesses in Malaysia and Australia.
The MABC is a platform for discussion and exchange of views aimed at developing commercial activities and promoting bilateral fraternity between Malaysia and Australia. MABC also assists its members to address domestic and international issues relating to their companies and personnel.
The MABC is administered by an elected Executive Committee and is supported as co-patrons by the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia and the Australian High Commissioner to Malaysia.
To promote and foster closer relations between Malaysia and Australia, in particular mutual understanding, goodwill, harmony and fraternity amongst the business communities of both countries;
To provide a forum for meeting people involved or interested in enhancing trade and investment flows between Malaysia and Australia in order to exchange ideas, experience, and information, develop contacts and facilitate interaction;
To identify, encourage and inform members (and other interested parties) of appropriate sources of information relating to trade and investment opportunities, practices and regulations in Malaysia and Australia;
To support Malaysian business interests in Australia, and Australian business interests in Malaysia, by providing information, advice and where necessary a vehicle for representation/submission to appropriate bodies/parties;
To liaise and cooperate with organisations in Malaysia and Australia with aims similar to those of the Council.